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lurch

verb
 
 
/lɜːtʃ/ US  /lɝːtʃ/
[I] to move in a way that is not regular or normal, especially making sudden movements backwards or forwards or from side to side
摇晃,晃动;(尤指)突然倾斜
The train lurched forward and some of the people standing fell over.
火车突然向前晃动了一下,一些站着的人跌倒了。
Moving unsteadily or with difficulty
[I + adv/prep] to act or continue in away that is uncontrolled and not regular, often with sudden changes
蹒跚,踉跄,磕磕绊绊
We seem to lurch from crisis to crisis.
我们似乎总是跌跌撞撞,危机不断。
She just lurches from one bad relationship to another.
她情路坎坷,一次次地失恋。
Making short, sudden movements
Translations of “lurch”
in Spanish tambalearse…
in French faire une embardée, vaciller…
in German taumeln…
in Chinese (Traditional) 搖晃,晃動, (尤指)突然傾斜, 蹣跚,踉蹌,磕磕絆絆…
(Definition of lurch verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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